Discovery Playtown
26545 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road SE, Suite K-150, Maple Valley, WA 98038 Hours: 7:30am to 5:00pm, Monday-Friday
Questions? (425) 437-0001


Afternoon Aide

Do you love working with children and helping them learn through play? Discovery Playtown is now hiring for a part-time afternoon aide. You will assist teachers with supervision and care of children and complete afternoon closing duties including cleaning, organizing, and laundry. This is a perfect after-school job for those who enjoy working with children.

We love to promote our team members! If you are interested in learning more about a career in early childhood education, this job is a first step toward gaining working experience, learning about professional teaching jobs, and getting a start toward earning college credits to meet licensing requirements for advancement.


At Discovery Playtown, you will find:

  • Flexible hours available around your school schedule with potential for extra hours during school breaks
  • A working environment in which team members respect one another
  • Clear expectations, necessary resources, and support to meet children’s needs
  • Training and opportunities for continual learning and development


  • You must be 16 years or older
  • Meet all current licensing requirements for the position, including proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Experience caring for children as a babysitter, nanny, or within a licensed child care setting or school
  • Punctual in attendance
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds to at least waist-high
  • Good communicator, able to take direction and able to express your own needs in a constructive manner and troubleshoot issues
  • Self-motivated, good multitasker, and able to thrive in a growing center where every day brings new challenges, issues, and rewards


  • $15.00 per hour & $200 sign-on bonus
  • College scholarships available through our participation in Washington Early Achievers

Location: Maple Valley, WA

Discovery Playtown is an equal opportunity employer.

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